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Illinois Gop Primary

Bruce Rauner, GOP Punching Bag?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

A Republican candidate in Illinois' gubernatorial race said the Land of Lincoln is so broken, his youngest child equates the state's highest office wi...

WATCH: Schock Says Obama 'Team' Elected Blagojevich

Posted 03.21.2012 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Tuesday and criticized President Obama's ties to what he called the "Chicago machine...

Santorum: If I Win Illinois, I'll Win The Nomination

Benjamin Hart | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics

Campaigning in Illinois on Saturday, Rick Santorum declared that if he wins the state's primary on Tuesday, he will capture the GOP nomination, report...

Protesters: 'Keep Your Mitt(s) Off Birth Control'

Posted 03.16.2012 | Chicago

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made an early Friday campaign stop at a restaurant in suburban Chicago and was greeted by several protes...

Obama Joins GOP Candidates In Illinois As Primary Nears

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 03.16.2012 | Chicago

President Barack Obama is embarking on a concentrated one-day fundraising trip, with a stop in his hometown of Chicago and another in Atlanta for a bi...

Downstate Voters Supporting Santorum

Posted 03.12.2012 | Chicago

As predicted, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is ahead of fellow GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum in a recent Illinois poll -- but the mar...

Does Santorum Stand A Chance In Illinois?

Posted 03.09.2012 | Chicago

Although President Barack Obama's home state is expected to support him in 2012 as it did in 2008, GOP hopefuls are zeroing in on the blue state's sub...

Why The GOP Presidential Nominees Should Care About Illinois

Posted 03.05.2012 | Chicago

While most political observers believe President Barack Obama will win Illinois in 2012, the Democrat-controlled state could still be an important pla...

Santorum's Illinois Ties Spark Division In State He Once Called Home

Posted 01.06.2012 | Chicago

Though GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum is perhaps best known for having represented Pennsylvania in Congress, his ties to the state of Illino...